Click to preview Farm Kid A Childhood Memoir: 1942-1964 by Hans Peter Jorgensen photo book

A memoir of growing up after WWII in a small farming community in Michigan. The author's father was a Danish immigrant arriving in the late 1920s. His mother's family has been in America since 1720. Theirs was a May-December romance and life on the dairy was always interesting as the Cold War deepened and the Sixties beckoned. Illustrated with over 80 archival photographs. A personal and sometimes amusing story.


About the Author

Hans Peter Jorgensen
WartzandAhl Decorah, Iowa, United States
To see my sculptures, cabinetwork, other restorations and photos, go to Facebook and search for my name. Click on my photo or "WartzandAhl" to open my profile.

Comments (3)


2beau says

This book is an amazing piece of work!
Well-written, interesting, funny, a family treasure!
Wish it were mine!
Thanks for sharing.

posted at 09:42am Feb 11 PST


McQuadrhe says

Love it, Peter! If I could afford it, I'd buy a copy...

posted at 04:58pm Feb 28 PST


waltwhitman says

First Hamlet, then War and Peace, now Farm Kid, A Childhood Memoir. Get it, read it, pass it on. There is mischief on every page.--jkhall

posted at 10:49am Aug 16 PST

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